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Falcon Hotel Annexe jt Backus murray

A Grade II* Listed Building in Uppingham, Rutland

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Latitude: 52.5882 / 52°35'17"N

Longitude: -0.7225 / 0°43'20"W

OS Eastings: 486645

OS Northings: 299694

OS Grid: SP866996

Mapcode National: GBR CSK.Q55

Mapcode Global: WHFL1.W64P

Entry Name: Falcon Hotel Annexe jt Backus murray

Listing Date: 10 November 1955

Last Amended: 15 October 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1073181

English Heritage Legacy ID: 186753

Location: Uppingham, Rutland, LE15

County: Rutland

Civil Parish: Uppingham

Built-Up Area: Uppingham

Traditional County: Rutland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Rutland

Church of England Parish: Uppingham St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Peterborough

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Listing Text

4/16 (north side)

10.11.55 Nos 5 (Murray) and 7
(J T Backus) and Falcon
Hotel Annexe
(previously listed as
premises next west of
Falcon Hotel)

House and cottage, now part of hotel, incorporating shops. Late C16/early C17 with
C18 street front heightened C19. Block to street with wing and cottage to rear.
Block to street of ironstone ashlar with some paler stone dressings, Welsh slate roof,
coped gables and stone end stacks. Three storeys. Ground floor has 2 C20 shop
fronts. First floor has 5 6/6 sash windows with exposed moulded wood sashboxes within
raised architraves with keystones. Raised band above. Second floor has 3 3/6 sash
windows in similar architraves of ironstone. Wing to rear of coursed rubble with C20
concrete tile roof, coped gables and stone end stack with brick shaft. Two storeys.
Ovolo-moulded stone mullioned windows. To right is blocked 4-light window with
cornice over, doorway and small C20 addition to ground floor, and a 2-light and a
3-light window above. Cottage to north of coursed rubble with Welsh slate roof, coped
gable and stone stack with brick shaft. One and a half storeys. Central 4-centred
arched doorway with 2-light ovolo moulded stone mullioned window to left and similar
window of 3 lights to right, next to projecting cupboard with Collyweston stone slate
roof. Two 2-light gabled dormers. Interior: first floor room running full width of
street front (probably originally 2 rooms) with late C16/early C17 square panelling,
some reset, and decorative scroll-work frieze. West end of room has 4-centred-arched
stone fireplace and east end has similar fireplace but with cornice, which breaks
forward in 3 places. First floor room in rear wing also has 4-centred arched stone
fireplace. Ground floor room of rear wing has similar panelling to first floor front
room, but including a fluted pilaster and a massive fireplace with moulded wooden
bressummer and stone jambs.

Listing NGR: SP8664599694

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